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Organization: Diversity Council

Sector: 501C-3 Non-Profit

Organization Mission: Educate people to embrace diversity as a foundation for building a healthy, prosperous and inclusive community.

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Status Reports / News 
Related PlanScape Status on: Best Practice, Business Process, Children & Youth, Consultancy, Diversity and Inclusion, Education, Immigration, Leadership, Pandemic, Welcoming, Workforce Development

January 06, 2022 Diversity Council: Supporting Student Success Means Supporting Diversity Education

In late December 2021, Diversity Council and other local organizations drafted and released a statement of support for Rochester Public Schools’ work on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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December 17, 2021 Diversity Council: Diversity Council Annual Campaign for Change

 "The importance of acknowledging inequities and advocating for change has never been more critical. And Diversity Council is a nonprofit leading this exact work in Rochester and throughout Southeastern Minnesota".

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February 20, 2021 Diversity Council: CHAP Covid Survey

  Olmsted County Community Health Assessment & Planning (CHAP) Covid Impact Survey

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November 20, 2020 Diversity Council: Diversity Council Newsletters with COVID-19 Info

Inlight of all that is going on throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Diversity Council wants to remain a connector and convener for all those in need throughout our community. If you are aware of valuable information and resources, please email info@diversitycouncil.org and we will do our best to increase awareness.

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November 17, 2020 Diversity Council: Creating a Path from Hope to Change

Thrivent Financial Matching Diversity Council Year-end Fundraiser

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November 16, 2020 Diversity Council: Diversity Council coordinating Conservation Corp teams

Diversity Council is coordinating an ask to the City of Rochester for Conservation Funds.  

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August 26, 2020 Diversity Council: Help Needed - Diversity Council of Rochester

Diversity Council is looking for members to join its team: (1) Facilitators (2) Curriculum Development & Delivery Manager

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July 08, 2019 Diversity Council: Diversity Council Recipient of 2019 Anti-Racism Initiative Category

Diversity Council selected as recipient of the 2019 Nonprofit Mission Award in the category of Anti-Racism Initiative  

 

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    November 12, 2018 Diversity Council: Diversity Council newsmaker

    A sample of Diversity Council community engagement activities.

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    May 19, 2022: Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative (BHCL)

    (1) Bloomberg News (local infrastructure Hub (2) Keep it local grant recognized by Bloomberg

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    May 13, 2022: Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN)

    The McKnight Foundation and MCN are excited to open nominations for the 2022 Virginia McKnight Binger Unsung Hero Awards - with recipients each receiving $10,000! 

     

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    May 09, 2022: Building and deploying power

    CMRC is about changing power dynamics:. Citizen University provides some ideas about power and how to deploy citizenship power. 

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    May 09, 2022: Community Co-Design Toolkit

    As a member of the Community for Health Steering Committee and piloting the use of co-designing in the Discovery Walk project, OpenBeam participated in developing the Community Co-Design Toolkit as a guide for other community projects to consider and adopt a co-design process to maximize inclusive engagement. 

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    May 02, 2022: Housing Alliance Coalition

    Olmsted County and the City of Rochester commit to federal housing solutions effort, House America. 

     

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    May 02, 2022: Project HEALINGS Covid-19 Information Series

    Project HEALINGS information: What are vaccines? 

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    May 01, 2022: Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization 2022 Communication

    (A) 2Q2022: April message and report; (B): 1Q 2022 (1) TB report and message (2) An apprenticeship readiness program is now recruiting women, people of color and veterans for careers in the construction industry. (3) Bloomberg news

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    May 01, 2022: Olmsted County Community Services PACE Reports

    Olmsted County and PB 2022 Reports about PACE effectiveness. 

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    April 28, 2022: United Way Funding Opportunities

    (a) 2022 RFP  (b)  2020 RFP United Way of Olmsted County is seeking proposals: (1) programs that provide high quality childcare or early childhood education and (2) proposal to "build back better". 

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    April 21, 2022: Prosperity Initiative Information

    (1) 2022-04-21 Info (2) 2018-07-011 Minority Business Conference hosted by SBDC, Diversity Council and Prosperity Initiative

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    Community Anchor Participation: CNG

     

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    Impacts

    The work of this organization may have impacts on the following areas:

    PlanScape

    Lvl 1: Best Practice ; Business Process ; Children & Youth ; Consultancy ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Education ; Immigration ; Leadership ; Pandemic ; Welcoming ; Workforce Development

    Lvl 2: African American ; Asian American and Pacific Islander ; Disable ; Diversity Training ; Education ; Native American ; Latino ; LGBT ; Women ; Veteran ; Society ; Adult Education ; Human Resource ; Immigration ; Best Practice ; Business Process ; Children & Youth ; Consultancy ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Leadership ; Legal Compliance ; Networking ; Workforce Development

    DMC Impact:

    Community Health Impact area: Comprehensive ; Financial Stress/Homelessness

     



     

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    Organization Life Cycle Assessment (Pause, Startup, Steady, Isolated Impact, Collective Impact  Unknown)

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    Site Information
    Beam
    • For the commercial sector, we tend to register startup activities (new companies and new commercial projects) that bring diversification and high-impact opportunities to the area.
    • For the non-profit sector, we wish to shine light on all the organizations and services that otherwise labor under relative obscurity.
    • Our hope is that dmcbeam.org will encourage cross-sector collaborations and creative solutions.

    While there are a number of registries in the community, dmcbeam.org's  distinct value is to pilot a database with a data structure and categorizations that answer the questions such as: What organizations or projects/programs in our community that have purported relevance with some of the over-arching focuses put forward by initiatives such as DMC, J2G and Health Improvements?

    This database could be used as one of the ways to explore the capacities of the community. If you are someone on an exploratory journey to learn about the greater Rochester community. dmcbeam.org could be an interesting first step.

    Definitions
    The following defines the various project phases:
    1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
    2. Develop - program or application is being developed
    3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
    4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
      demonstration
    5. Pre-concept Phase - an early idea or a requirement.
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